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Forum: Classic & Vintage 07-21-16, 01:56 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 769
Posted By CMC SanDiego
I wonder how she offered to pay those who would...

I wonder how she offered to pay those who would sell the mug back...was she going credit their account if they paid with a card, or was it all cash? If she was paying back as they initially paid...
Forum: Classic & Vintage 06-11-16, 10:29 PM
Replies: 118
Views: 8,045
Posted By CMC SanDiego
That photo looks like it could have been taken on...

That photo looks like it could have been taken on Mount Helix in my neck of the woods. I haven't ridden up there for years. I may do it again this week. You've inspired me.
Craig
Forum: Classic & Vintage 05-07-16, 09:53 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 1,123
Posted By CMC SanDiego
You'll need to upload the photos to a web-based...

You'll need to upload the photos to a web-based photo hosting site, then link the location of the pictures to your post. That will allow the forum site to pull them in and show them in all their...
Forum: Classic & Vintage 04-26-16, 10:42 PM
Replies: 57
Views: 1,222
Posted By CMC SanDiego
+1 I'm onboard with this completely. I visit...

+1
I'm onboard with this completely. I visit classic & vintage daily, and while I post infrequently, I'm always learning from you guys, and feel perfectly at home with your quirky personalities and...
Forum: Classic & Vintage 04-24-16, 10:31 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 637
Posted By CMC SanDiego
I think the original poster's bike is probably an...

I think the original poster's bike is probably an 89 or 90. I bought my my first new mtn bike (a Hardrock Sport) just before Christmas in 1989, and I'm pretty sure it was an 89 model (I got a great...
Forum: Classic & Vintage 04-20-16, 10:01 PM
Replies: 569
Views: 20,101
Posted By CMC SanDiego
I just finished reading "Ready Player One" and...

I just finished reading "Ready Player One" and found it very entertaining. Another that I recently re-read was "The Power of One" by Bryce Courtenay, a great book about a boy raised in South Africa...
Forum: Classic & Vintage 02-22-16, 10:39 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 890
Posted By CMC SanDiego
That's a beautiful bike, enjoy it! Now that...

That's a beautiful bike, enjoy it!
Now that you've got the old bike bug we'll see how long you just have the one. I started with a garage sell Centurion in 2006, and now have at least a dozen...
Forum: Classic & Vintage 02-21-16, 10:09 PM
Replies: 89
Views: 3,538
Posted By CMC SanDiego
I got two XLs in brown and am typically between L...

I got two XLs in brown and am typically between L and XL, and am no where near 6'. I don't know if I misread the sizing issues before, or if I mis-remembered what I read. Needless to say I'm...
Forum: Classic & Vintage 01-26-16, 03:15 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 585
Posted By CMC SanDiego
I've got them set-up on 6, 7, and 8 speed...

I've got them set-up on 6, 7, and 8 speed clusters and found 8 speed to work, but had to make sure that I had the limit screws on the derailleur just right, and no slack in the cable at all on the...
Forum: Classic & Vintage 12-16-15, 09:22 PM
Replies: 74
Views: 2,721
Posted By CMC SanDiego
I'm glad to hear he's getting better, and...

I'm glad to hear he's getting better, and especially that he's able to get back on a bike.
Forum: Classic & Vintage 11-18-15, 09:20 AM
Replies: 196
Views: 5,187
Posted By CMC SanDiego
+1 Make mine with French Vanilla ice...

+1
Make mine with French Vanilla ice cream....which I'm told by the French doesn't really exist since vanilla is from Vietnam. I'm betting that Vietnam Vanilla ice cream probably couldn't be...
Forum: Classic & Vintage 11-09-15, 11:03 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 946
Posted By CMC SanDiego
That could be an issue for you, while I never...

That could be an issue for you, while I never experienced numbness in my hands, I've put wider bars on the older bikes that had the most narrow. Now I feel like I'm less compressed and actually...
Forum: Classic & Vintage 11-09-15, 12:01 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 730
Posted By CMC SanDiego
That stem/shifter configuration is much better. ...

That stem/shifter configuration is much better. It looks like you did a great job! That's a campus bike that someone will get some good use out of.
Forum: Classic & Vintage 11-08-15, 11:52 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 946
Posted By CMC SanDiego
I've used some of the gel padding into the past...

I've used some of the gel padding into the past and it works well, but I've found that using an old piece of the cork wrap that I'm removing (and just taping it on top of the bar in my favorite hand...
Forum: Classic & Vintage 11-02-15, 07:49 PM
Replies: 446
Views: 12,028
Posted By CMC SanDiego
Careful analysis of that study and the actual...

Careful analysis of that study and the actual rate of colon cancer in the population says that you go from a 4.8 percent chance of getting it, to a whopping 5.7 percent chance. If the WHO and...
Forum: Classic & Vintage 10-31-15, 10:17 PM
Replies: 170
Views: 25,984
Posted By CMC SanDiego
That is a beautiful bike! I think I'll be...

That is a beautiful bike! I think I'll be looking more closely at Velo Orange's offerings.
Forum: Classic & Vintage 10-04-15, 09:43 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 1,671
Posted By CMC SanDiego
That's a keeper for sure. I've always thought...

That's a keeper for sure. I've always thought mixte frames are classy and have never seen one built as a mtn. bike. I doubt there are too many in existence.
Forum: Classic & Vintage 09-27-15, 12:29 PM
Replies: 78
Views: 2,471
Posted By CMC SanDiego
In southern Utah near where I grew up, there is a...

In southern Utah near where I grew up, there is a small town named Hurricane, but of course the inhabitants pronounce it "Herr-ican". They also eat their "carn" with "farks".
Forum: Classic & Vintage 08-31-15, 10:53 PM
Replies: 116
Views: 4,403
Posted By CMC SanDiego
this is one of my favorite pictures ever. Just...

this is one of my favorite pictures ever. Just look at the joy on the boy's face!
Forum: Classic & Vintage 08-28-15, 11:07 PM
Replies: 111
Views: 4,202
Posted By CMC SanDiego
I recently needed a fork steer tube cut down and...

I recently needed a fork steer tube cut down and threaded, and Joe Bell was the only local I could find with the tools to do the work. He is a very nice guy and when I was dropping off and picking...
Forum: Classic & Vintage 08-23-15, 09:31 PM
Replies: 63
Views: 2,238
Posted By CMC SanDiego
This is my 1971 SuperCourse that I built as part...

This is my 1971 SuperCourse that I built as part of the VeloCheapo contest several years ago. I went overboard using powdercoat, new decals, and newer components... which wasn't cheap, so of course...
Forum: Classic & Vintage 08-23-15, 09:10 PM
Replies: 63
Views: 2,238
Posted By CMC SanDiego
John E, I currently work at the top of Lusk Blvd...

John E, I currently work at the top of Lusk Blvd (on Wateridge Circle) and keep a bike at work for lunchtime rides. I hate climbing up that hill, and can count on both hands the times I that I went...
Forum: Classic & Vintage 08-03-15, 10:20 AM
Replies: 95
Views: 2,383
Posted By CMC SanDiego
I had 1 aluminum Mtn bike, the frame cracked, so...

I had 1 aluminum Mtn bike, the frame cracked, so I've never tried Aluminum again.
I've now got 9 steel bikes including 2 tandems.
I've got 3 titanium bikes, 2 roadies with carbon forks, and a...
Forum: Classic & Vintage 05-23-15, 10:24 PM
Replies: 91
Views: 3,842
Posted By CMC SanDiego
I picked this Fuji Touring Series V up at a...

I picked this Fuji Touring Series V up at a garage sale for either $5 or $15 dollars. This is how it looked before wiping the dust off....(sorry for non-drive side photo, I was very new to bikes...
Forum: Classic & Vintage 05-23-15, 10:01 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 750
Posted By CMC SanDiego
I've seen bikes with a lot of rust before, but...

I've seen bikes with a lot of rust before, but this one looks pretty bad. Many of the ones in my experience were ridden on Trainers inside, and the corrosion was the result of a rider sweating...
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